Father and Son

Father and Son

A Study of Two Temperaments

Book - 1987?
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At birth Edmund Gosse was dedicated to 'the Service of the Lord'. His parents were Plymouth Brethren. After his mother's death Gosse was brought up in stifling isolation by his father, a marine biologist whose faith overcame his reason when confronted by Darwin's theory of evolution. Father and Son is also the record of Gosse's struggle to 'fashion his inner life for himself' - a record of whose full and subversive implications the author was unaware, as Peter Abbs notes in his Introduction. First published anonymously in 1907, Father and Son was immediately acclaimed for its courage in flouting the conventions of Victorian autobiography and is still a moving account of self-discovery.
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, [1987?]
ISBN: 9780140182767
0140182764
Branch Call Number: 828.809 G695ya 1987
Characteristics: 269, [1] p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Abbs, Peter 1942-

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